We never get tired of watching battlebots, and here's a couple of particularly violent ones facing off at last weekend's Maker Faire. It's a good thing these remote-controlled warriors are battling it out behind bulletproof glass! It's jousting for the 21st century.
Violent Battlebots Make Sparks Fly, Fight Like Hell
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